Olle Widegren named Academic All-Big South
South Carolina wins team title; USC's Michael NeSmith and UVa's Jimmy Stanger were co-medalists
Whleeler als named Academic All-Big South
Eight of CCU's 10 rounds in two rounds were par or better
Coastal Men's Golf Action
2016 General Hackler Championship Day 2
2015 General Hackler Championship Day 2
2015 General Hackler Championship Day 1
Men's Golf Action 2014
2014-15 (So.): Only Chant to play in all 11 team events ... Finished fifth on the team with a 76.33 scoring average ... Best 54-hole finish was a 2-over 218 at the 3M Augusta Invitational (74-74-70) ... Carded a career-low 67 at Wendy's Kiawah Classic, overall posting a 54-hole score of 8-over 224 (76-67-81) ... Earned Dean's List for both the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters ... Named to the 2014-15 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 for the academic year.
2013-14 (Fr.): Named to the Big South All-Freshman Team ... Played in eight events and ranked third on the team with a 75.26 scoring average ... Had four rounds of par or better ... In his collegiate debut, tied for second and was named Big South Golfer of the Week ...Carded a 3-under par 141 over two rounds at the Myrtle Beach National Invitational - hosted by Gardner-Webb on Myrtle Beach National's West Course ... Turned in an opening-round 72 and was in 12th place after 18 holes ... He then posted a 3-under 69 - tying for the lowest round of the day - to move up 10 spots to second ... Shot an opening-round 69 at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate ... Placed 30th at the Big South Championship (77-76-76=229) ... Earned Dean's List for both the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters ... Named to the 2013-14 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 for the academic year.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: On the Swedish Junior National team that won the European Men's Team Championship in Madrid, Spain, in 2009 ... In fact, Widegren won the deciding match in the tournament ... Finished tied for 31st at the 2013 Scandinavia Junior Boys Open, shooting 74-73-82 ... Qualified to play in the 2012 R&A Boys Amateur Championship and he won the Galvin Green Junior Open, shooting 71-73, on the Junior Masters Invitational tour ... In addition to his golf talent, Widegren is a standout hockey player and tennis player ... Named the "Ballboy of the Year" at the 2007 and 2010 ATP's Stockholm Open ... His older brother, Pontus, was a standout at UCLA, represented Europe on four Palmer Cup teams.